Dining Awards

2024 Dining Awards: Utah Classics and Restaurants to Watch

It’s the Eternal Question. “Where Should We Eat?” It’s a query that we ask ourselves as hunger sets in. It’s a question that couples and families text message around wildly as the...

2024 Best Restaurant: Wood Ash Rye

St. George is overrun with chain restaurants that weaseled in alongside its explosive growth. But amid mediocrity, we’ve discovered an island of excellence. Wood • Ash • Rye, located in Advenire Hotel....

2024 Best Restaurant: Wildwood

Chef Michael Richey is all growed up. Once the enfant terrible of Salt Lake chefs, Richey made his first splash at Pago, which we then considered one of the vanguards of a...

2024 Best Restaurant: Franklin Avenue

One of our 2023 restaurants to watch, Franklin Avenue is technically a bar, NOT a restaurant, as Utah law dictates. Franklin Avenue is, yes, a great bar, but we assert that it...

2024 Best Restaurant: HSL + Handle

These are two different restaurants in two very different spaces. Handle, located just off of Park City’s Historic Main Street, stands out in a town that caters to visitors where some operators,...

2024 Best Restaurant: Caffé Molise + BTG

Caffé Molise and BTG have been quietly great since long before they moved to their massive location at 400 South and West Temple. (“The Bay” to old Salt Lakers.) And frankly, their...

2024 Best Restaurant: Tupelo

Let’s start here. “I had one of the best meals of my life,” says panelist Jennifer Burns. And where was this life-changing experience made manifest? Tupelo in Park City. “There wasn’t a...

2024 Best Restaurant: Pho 777

Here’s the thing about Pho. It’s kind of like that old saw about pizza even when “it’s bad, it’s not that bad.” Except here’s where that breaks down. Bad pizza is so...